Oct 6 (Reuters) - Germany's Continental AG plans to build a plant in South Carolina capable of making 5 million tires a year by 2017 and 8 million tires by 2021, its Americas arm said on Thursday. To meet growing tire retail and automotive demand, the plant will be built in Sumter County, South Carolina, Continental Tire the Americas LLC said. Continental plans to invest $500 million and create 1,600 jobs at the Sumter plant. The jobs will be filled by 2020, the company said. "In 2011 ...
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